Aug 24, 2015 10:09 AM by Megan McMann
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. markets have plunged at the open today following a big drop in Chinese stocks.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 1,000 points in early trading.
Markets around the world have plunged today after China's main index sank 8.5 percent. The heavy losses come amid fears over the health of the world's second-largest economy.